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NAMI National Board of Directors

Anand Pandya, President

Anand PandyaAnand Pandya, M.D. is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at New York University School of Medicine. He is the co-founder of Disaster Psychiatry Outreach, a charity that provides psychiatric care in the wake of disasters. He also serves on the New Research Subcommittee for the American Psychiatric Association Scientific Program Committee.

Dr. Pandya received his bachelors degree from Harvard College with Honors in Mathematics and Philosophy. He received his medical degree at New York University School of Medicine and his psychiatric training at Columbia University/New York State Psychiatric Institute where he served as chief resident. He also is a board-certified forensic psychiatrist.

Dr. Pandya has served on the board of NAMI-New York City Metro and NAMI-New York State and has served on the executive committee of NAMI-New York City for more than six years.

Dr. Pandya continues to teach medical students and psychiatric residents and is the Director of Ambulatory and Community Psychiatry at Bellevue Hospital.

Dr. Pandya received the Kenneth Johnson Memorial Book Award for editing "Disaster Psychiatry: Intervening when Nightmares Come True."